This home perfectly showcases how good design helps energy efficiency. This was one of the owner’s main focuses, so UPVC framing was used for all the windows and doors and insulation was included in both the floor slabs and foundations. The ceilings were also well-insulated.
EAGLE CANYON ESTATE, ROODEPOORT
MEDIUM NEW HOUSE DESIGN
ELZABÉ MEIRING & MARETHA STEYN
Courtesy of these measures, the in-home temperature is regulated very well. This has made their home very comfortable, and the family can even wear T-shirts in their home in our cold Johannesburg winters!